Determining the Amount of Gold in a Quartz Specimen
November 2004 by Chris RalphMany prospectors who find specimens of rich quartz with visible gold often wonder about the gold content of their specimens. Pieces with significant visible gold can sometimes be found at hard rock mines, by prospecting...
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